adv. without a foundation, without support; without reason or cause

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  • Groundlessly — Groundless Ground less, a. [AS. grundle[ a]s bottomless.] Without ground or foundation; wanting cause or reason for support; not authorized; false; baseless; as, groundless fear; a groundless report, rumor, or assertion. {Ground less*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • groundlessly — adverb see groundless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • groundlessly — See groundless. * * * …   Universalium

  • groundlessly — adverb In a groundless manner; without justification …   Wiktionary

  • groundlessly — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb Without basis or foundation in fact: unfoundedly, unwarrantedly. See REASON …   English dictionary for students

  • groundlessly — ground·less·ly …   English syllables

  • groundlessly — adverb see groundless …   Useful english dictionary

  • groundless — groundlessly, adv. groundlessness, n. /grownd lis/, adj. without rational basis: groundless fears. [bef. 900; ME: bottomless, unfathomable; OE grundleas. See GROUND1, LESS] Syn. baseless, unfounded, unjustified, idle. * * * …   Universalium

  • groundless — adjective Date: 1602 having no ground or foundation < groundless fears > • groundlessly adverb • groundlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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